Maryhill Integration Network
Maryhill Integration Network

Charity registered in Scotland SC037300

Since 2001, Maryhill Integration Network SCIO (MIN) has been bringing communities together through social, cultural and educational projects. Our overall aim is to support meaningful and lasting positive community integration and we work with a wide cross section of community participants from asylum seeker, refugee and migrant backgrounds and members of the local host community. MIN’s main service is a weekly programme of activities, offering people a chance to share experiences, develop skills and take part in worthwhile activities to improve their communities. This runs alongside regular community events and outreach partnership projects which are coordinated across the city.

Current vacancies

Development Officer

  • Part time
  • £21,840 – £23,660 pro-rata
  • Maryhill, Glasgow (currently home based)
  • Closing 16th June 2021

About MIN: Maryhill Integration Network (MIN) was established to bring asylum seekers, refugees, migrants and the settled inhabitants of Glasgow together. Since 2001, we have been developing projects which support positive social change by investing in communities and providing a welcoming - and much-needed - safe and inclusive space with opportunities for collaboration and connection, where difference is not only welcomed, but also celebrated. Our main services include a user-led weekly programme of activities, which runs alongside regular learning opportunities, community events, advice clinics and outreach partnership projects coordinated across the city. For more information on MIN please review our Strategic Plan and last Annual Report. Throughout the COVID-19 crisis we have adapted our services by delivering activities and events online, as well as providing direct emergency support. This past year has emphasised MIN’s resilience and the trust our service users place with us, securing our reputation as a space of safety and belonging for all.

About the role: The role will predominantly feed into the Arts & Culture theme of our strategy, with the strategic goal to; Create a welcoming and culturally sensitive environment as a basis to strengthen social bonds across the community through which to develop innovative projects and activities. Additional strategic objectives include:

Providing opportunities for community participation and active citizenship

  • Placing service users’ views and ideas at the heart of project development and implementation
  • Exploring possibilities for pioneering performances, exhibitions and publications
  • Developing partnerships with cultural venues and arts organisations to ensure accessibility and engagement
  • Coordinating events to share and celebrate the collective creative talents of all in our society
  • Supporting the dissemination of alternative and authentic narratives for asylum seekers and refugees in Glasgow.

The postholder will be contributing positively to cross-team working within our vibrant organisation, where all ideas are valued, and innovation is encouraged. We are looking for someone with the interest to develop their skills as we take on new opportunities in fulfilling our strategic plan. The role represents an exciting opportunity for people with a real enthusiasm and commitment to working creatively with communities in Glasgow.

A full Job Description is available for download below.

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